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DEC arrests six people after a core banking system for a named bank is hacked and K14.3 million is stolen

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SIX (06) people have been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for money laundering activities involving over K14.3 million.

The six  who involve three Zambian nationals have been identified as Patrick Kafula, aged 38, Makhosana Ndolo, aged 44, Austin Daka, aged 30, of Zambian nationality, and three Ugandan nationals identified as Vincent Ssempijja, aged 29, Rashid Kyangulanyi, aged 28, and Sylvester Apuli, aged 43.

DEC Spokesperson Theresa Katongo said details are that between 1st January, 2020 and 4th July, 2020, the accused persons unlawfully possessed two key USB loggers, one USB flash disk and one laptop containing software primarily designed to overcome security measures for the protection of data found on the core banking system.

Katongo in a statement said the devices enabled the suspects to access the core banking system of a named bank allowing them to transfer ZMW14, 378,000.00 from eight corporate accounts of the same bank and credited 79 beneficiary accounts also held at the same bank.

Katongo said the suspects have been charged with unlawful possession of devices primarily designed to overcome security measures for protection of critical data, unauthorized access to data, theft and money laundering and are pending court appearance.

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Self-catering at the edge of the Lower Zambezi National Park this festive season

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KASAKA RIVER LODGE | SELF-CATERING

#Mwebantu, Kasaka River Lodge is OPEN for the festive season! Spend your family holiday immersed in wild surroundings, perched right on the edge of the Lower Zambezi National Park with guided Safari activities just minutes away.

Kasaka offers a fantastic riverside location on the banks of the Zambezi River, directly across from the Mana Pools in Zimbabwe. It is set in a natural bush environment and each tent is tastefully decorated with authentic African flavor…making you feel at home and at peace the minute you check in.

For booking Contact Chris: kasakalodge@gmail.com

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Ndola police recover stolen vehicle from Church

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POLICE in Ndola have recovered a motor vehicle which was stolen at church on Sunday.

A male Juvenile of itawa area has since been arrested for allegedly stealing the vehicle at St Andrews United Church of Zambia in Ndola.

Copperbelt province deputy commissioner of Bothwell Namuswa has confirmed the arrest to Mwebantu.

Mr Namuswa said the juvenile aged 19 has been apprehended for stealing a motor vehicle number plate AQB 1023 silver in colour.

He said three other suspects have also apprehended in connection with the stolen vehicle but they are not yet been identified.

Mr Namuswa said the stolen motor vehicle is valued at K120,000.

He said the case was reported was filed in by the owner of the vehicle, Chileshe Puta on the same day that the theft happened.

The deputy police commissioner said officers retrieved the motor vehicle at Blue mint club in Ndola.

” I wish to confirm that the suspects have been apprehended and will appear in court,” Mr Namuswa said.

 

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Lusaka man found dead both his legs cut off, police say

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A 35 year old man of Lusaka’s Mazyopa compound in Mandevu constituency has been discovered dead with both his legs cut off near the railway line between Kabanana Site and Service and Mazyopa compound.
The deceased identified as John Sekeseke is reported to have gotten home  on Friday around 20:00 hours and later went out without telling the wife.
Deputy Police Spokesperson Danny Mwale in a statement disclosed that this morning around 06:00 hours, a report was received that Sekeseke was discovered dead near a railway line with both his legs cut off.
“Police officers who rushed to the scene discovered that the body had both legs cut completely and sustained two cuts on the back of the head,” Mwale said.
He said the body has since been deposited in the University Teaching Hospital Mortuary awaiting post-mortem while investigations in the matter have been instituted.

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ZAMBIA: COVID-19 STATS

01 Dec 2020, 2:44 AM (GMT)

Zambia Stats

17,665 Total Cases
357 Deaths
17,059 Recovered

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